New book with WNC connection:
The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd (Balzer + Bray hardcover, January 2013, 432 pages, $17.99).
Author events: 5 p.m., Tue., Jan. 29, 2013 at Highland Books in Brevard;
7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 2, 2013, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café.
Debut young adult Gothic thriller inspired by a story by HG Wells about “a 16-year-old girl in 1894 London who travels to her estranged father’s island and finds murder, madness, and romance,” according to the press release; written by a Brevard native and Asheville resident. See author website.